"training materials," "training programs," and "communication" aren't the only skills we found training consultants list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of training consultant responsibilities that we found, including:
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a training consultant. We found that 37.7% of training consultants have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 35.1% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most training consultants have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every eight training consultants were not college graduates.
The training consultants who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied business and education, while a small population of training consultants studied psychology and human resources management.
Once you're ready to become a training consultant, you should explore the companies that typically hire training consultants. According to training consultant resumes that we searched through, training consultants are hired the most by Dominion Enterprises, Omnicell, and Lincoln Financial Group. Currently, Dominion Enterprises has 15 training consultant job openings, while there are 6 at Omnicell and 4 at Lincoln Financial Group.
Since salary is important to some training consultants, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at MicroStrategy, Bloomberg, and Allied Solutions. If you were to take a closer look at MicroStrategy, you'd find that the average training consultant salary is $94,842. Then at Bloomberg, training consultants receive an average salary of $85,399, while the salary at Allied Solutions is $81,059.
Some other companies you might be interested in as a training consultant include United States Army, Wells Fargo, and Verizon Communications. These three companies were found to hire the most training consultants from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.
In general, training consultants fulfill roles in the technology and health care industries. While employment numbers are high in those industries, the training consultant annual salary is the highest in the professional industry with $84,759 as the average salary. Meanwhile, the technology and manufacturing industries pay $80,233 and $73,468 respectively. This means that training consultants who are employed in the professional industry make 29.1% more than training consultants who work in the education Industry.